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Course Description:

Relate concepts and theories of management to health and human service organizations. Study how the external and internal environments impact the roles of managers in these organizations. Focus on how the core management functions (planning, organizing, staffing, leading, controlling and decision-making) are applied in health or human services organizations.

Complete a common core related to the management functions that apply to all health and human service organizations, and then focus on the application of management functions to a local health or human service provider, payor and consumer organizations. Students will interview a health or human service organization manager in their area and relate their management practices to the theories and concepts presented in the course.

Students will be required to complete the following assignments for this course: four written assignments and a final project.

Prerequisite: knowledge of health or human services provider, payor and consumer organizations gained through coursework (e.g., The United States Health Systems, Introduction to Human Services) or work experience; and an understanding of management principles gained through coursework or work experience.

Important Note: this course was renamed effective the May 2016 term and was formerly offered as Management of Health Services. Students who have successfully completed 253304, should not enroll in this course.

This online course is offered through Online Learning. You can take this as an individual course or as part of an online degree program, with term starts in March, May, September, November and January. View current term offerings and all online courses. Click here to register for online courses.

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Upper Level
Credits: 4
Term(s) Offered (Subject to Change) : Spring 1. Summer. Fall 1.

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